Project Worker

Recruiter
Guidant Group
Location
Lincoln
Salary
£20052 per annum + see advert
Posted
16 Jul 2017
Expires
23 Jul 2017
Our client services in Lincoln have bespoke working arrangements that support young people from the age of 16 who are homeless or are threatened with homelessness. The services are staffed on a 24 hour basis, 7 days per week and young people and young parents are supported on a needs led basis. They are currently recruiting creative, vibrant, innovative and highly motivated individuals with a strong desire to deliver outcomes and make a difference to the lives of young people in an exciting but challenging environment. You will need excellent interpersonal skills mixed with a good understanding of issues young people face. The role will involve planning and delivering support that has a direct impact on the lives of each young person. You will support young people with complex needs as well as young parents. Previous experience of working in a similar role is essential. The successful applicant will be required to offer advice, guidance and practical support to young people to help them work towards their goals in life. These may be in relation to; having their own accommodation, Training/education/employment or Being a good parent. Therefore the successful candidate will respond to young people's needs and offer holistic support. You will be able to work flexible shift patterns, which will include weekend and late evening duties. Our client believes in Young People. The purpose of these services are to transform the lives of Lincolnshire's most vulnerable young people and their vision is to ensure every young person in their services are given the support they need to have a chance at a brighter future. If this sounds like you and you want to be a part of what our client offers in Lincolnshire, please apply for this role, we would be delighted to hear from you. A driving licence and use of a vehicle is desirable. Employment for this position will be conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure. Benefits offered 28 days a year annual leave with the ability to accrue 1 day of additional holiday for every year of service up to 5 years plus bank holidays; pro rata for part-time employees Pension scheme Season ticket loan Working 35 hours per week, plus paid lunch break (40 hours in total); pro rata for part-time employees As a committed Investor In People (IIP), continued professional development is central to our people and performance management activities. Our employees receive regular support with Personal Development Planning and have access to training and professional development opportunities. Who are they? Our client is a social justice charity. They help vulnerable people to change their lives and to reach their full potential by addressing social exclusion, inequality of opportunity and deprivation. Their vision is a society in which communities are crime free, and people feel safe and supported to reach their aspirations. Their mission is to positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, reduce crime and prevent offending behaviour. They design and deliver services that equip people with the skills, advice, attitude and support they need to move their lives on and to become part of their community. Their services cover education, housing, substance misuse treatment and the prevention of reoffending. Their Vision, Mission & Values Their vision is a society in which communities are crime free, and people feel safe and supported to reach their aspirations. Their mission is to positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, reduce crime and prevent offending behaviour. Their values are to be courageous, inspiring, reliable and focused on outcomes. They adhere to them across our services, which include education, housing, substance misuse treatment, the prevention of reoffending, and in our work to influence policy. Equal Opportunities Statement Our clients values the diverse nature of its staff and of those using its services, and is committed to ensuring that this is reflected in all its practices, policies and services. Their commitment to equity involves much more than equality of access and tackling discrimination - it requires the whole of their workforce to actively embrace and promote the benefits and opportunities that diversity brings to the organisation Please apply at your earliest convenience as this position could close before the advert expiry date. Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Guidant Group is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75011969